Lucille M. Kaiser


Lucille M. Kaiser age 95 of Fargo, ND formerly of Detroit Lakes, MN died April 30, 2022 at St. Catherine’s South in Fargo, ND.

Lucille Margaret Kaiser was born February 20, 1927 in Audubon, MN to Thomas and Agnes (Hanson) Madson. She attended District 21 Country School near her home thru the eighth grade. She then attended Lake Park High School, graduating in 1945. Lucille then worked at Jordahl’s Grocery Store in Lake Park for a number of years. On November 11, 1949 she was united in marriage to Arvid Kaiser. They made their home in Lake Park and later moved to farms near Audubon and Detroit Lakes. Lucille and Arvid divorced in 1978 and Lucille moved into Detroit Lakes, where she worked as a Baker at the Red Owl Store. She retired at the age of 62.

Lucille always enjoyed helping others when there was a need. She served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. Her interests included gardening, canning, baking, bingo, and handywork. Over the years she entered many of her things in the Becker County Fair, winning numerous ribbons. She also enjoyed traveling and camping. Some of her favorite trips being Norway and Sweden, the western United States and Hawaii. She is remembered as being a “Good Sport”, who was always willing to try anything. Time spent with her family was very precious to her.

She is survived by four daughters, Roxanne (Larry) Scheie. Of Albany, OR; Julie Kaiser, of Fargo, ND; Joanne (Doug) Swenson, of W. Fargo, ND; and Susan (Scott) Quitmeyer, of San Diego, CA; one son, Ron (Nancy) Kaiser, of Sioux Falls, SD; seven grandchildren, Jane, Melissa, Mandy, Lance, Sadi, Spencer, and Erin; eleven great grandchildren; one brother, Charles Madson, of Detroit Lakes, MN; one sister, Beverly Wilson, of Detroit Lakes; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Donald Madson; and one sister Delores Johnson.

Memorial Services will be on Friday May 6, 2022; 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes, MN. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Lake Park Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Park, MN.

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